Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 7 32
Rank change year-on-year -27 +25 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 58 151 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.59% 10.24% 4.78%
As % of the Vendors category 8.83% 19.66% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 75 54
Reading median daily rate £325 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.17% +9.16% -3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £242 £193
90th Percentile £553 £500 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £424 £360
% change year-on-year -15.09% +17.78% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £45.50 £43.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +5.07% +8.26%
10th Percentile £22.25 £26.93 £16.10
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.00 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -57.78% +13.92% +66.32%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 657 768 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 52.02% 52.10% 51.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 376 549
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £188 £231
90th Percentile £581 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 80
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £45.62 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (31.03%) Windows
3 17 (29.31%) Firewall
4 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 15 (25.86%) CCNP
5 15 (25.86%) VMware
6 14 (24.14%) WAN
6 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
7 13 (22.41%) ITIL
8 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) HP
9 11 (18.97%) CCIE
10 10 (17.24%) Juniper
10 10 (17.24%) LAN
10 10 (17.24%) Network Design
11 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.52%) Linux
11 9 (15.52%) SAN
11 9 (15.52%) CCNA
11 9 (15.52%) VPN
11 9 (15.52%) MPLS
12 8 (13.79%) BGP
12 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (13.79%) MCSE
12 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (12.07%) IP Telephony
13 7 (12.07%) vSphere
13 7 (12.07%) VoIP

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) WAN
3 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 10 (17.24%) LAN
5 9 (15.52%) MPLS
5 9 (15.52%) SAN
5 9 (15.52%) VPN
6 8 (13.79%) BGP
6 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (12.07%) IP Telephony
7 7 (12.07%) VoIP
8 6 (10.34%) DNS
8 6 (10.34%) NAS
8 6 (10.34%) Wireless
9 5 (8.62%) DHCP
9 5 (8.62%) Ethernet
9 5 (8.62%) IPsec
10 4 (6.90%) Network Security
10 4 (6.90%) OSPF
10 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 13 (22.41%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) IT Support
6 5 (8.62%) Network Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Designer
8 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.17%) IP Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) IT Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (5.17%) Support Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) IVR
3 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
4 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.34%) Unix
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Network Design
3 6 (10.34%) Change Control
3 6 (10.34%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) Coaching
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.90%) Presales
5 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.90%) Security Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) Service Design
6 3 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.17%) Proactive Management
6 3 (5.17%) Project Management
6 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) SOA
6 3 (5.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
1 5 (8.62%) Python
2 4 (6.90%) Perl
3 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.17%) C-shell
3 3 (5.17%) Korn
4 2 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.86%) CCNP
3 11 (18.97%) CCIE
4 9 (15.52%) CCNA
5 8 (13.79%) MCSE
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (10.34%) Degree
6 6 (10.34%) MCSA
7 5 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.90%) CCIP
9 3 (5.17%) JNCIP
9 3 (5.17%) MCP
10 2 (3.45%) CCENT
10 2 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (3.45%) JNCIE
10 2 (3.45%) MCDST
10 2 (3.45%) MCITP
10 2 (3.45%) RHCE
10 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.72%) CCIE Data Center
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.07%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.17%) XenServer
6 2 (3.45%) NFS
7 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Openswan
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.90%) AirWatch
2 4 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.17%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) Ansible
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.72%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.72%) OVSD
5 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) VMware
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.97%) HP
4 10 (17.24%) Juniper
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 4 (6.90%) Symantec
7 3 (5.17%) Arista
7 3 (5.17%) Avaya
7 3 (5.17%) Brocade
7 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.17%) IBM
7 3 (5.17%) Intel
7 3 (5.17%) NetApp
7 3 (5.17%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Sun